State admits ‘issues’ over non-payment of fines
Cabinet agrees to impose penalties for breach of Covid-19 rules, despite figures showing tens of thousands have failed to pay fines last year alone
The Department of Justice has acknowledged that there are “issues” with the non-payment of existing fines by the public – ahead of the introduction of new penalties for failing to follow Covid-19 regulations.
The Cabinet’s Covid-19 sub-committee agreed last Friday night to push ahead with plans to introduce fines for non-compliance with coronavirus-related rules.
The Departments of Health and Justice are set to begin work on the necessary legislation, with speculation...
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